With accomplished precision and gentle eloquence, Jhumpa Lahiri traces the crosscurrents set in motion when immigrants, expatriates, and their children arrive, quite literally, at a cultural divide. The nine stories in this stunning debut collection unerringly chart the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations.
Think Like a Futurist shows how to track changes, explore questions, and engage in new thinking that connects today’s pressures with tomorrow’s realities. Cecily Sommers shows how to apply long-term focus and strategies to needs as diverse as industry forecasts, innovation challenges, leadership development, or future-proofing a brand. By understanding intersecting potentials that one day may impact your organization, you can readily spot emerging trends and market shifts.
Mayme Holloway knows how to keep secrets. Wounded outlaws often call on her medical skills and trust her silence. When Charley Floyd and his wife pay their old friends, Mayme and O.C., a visit, everything changes. Charley, aka Pretty Boy Floyd, is wanted for killing a lawman. His wounds require more help than Mayme can provide, which forces her to break her silence and seek help from Dr. Joe Stern.
Depression, anxiety, and other issues are some of the most common problems that people must overcome when they are going through the stages of grief. These symptoms can last for weeks, months, and even years. By practicing meditation, you can ease the emotions that are weighing you down so you can once again start living with a sense of peace.
Long before she made her first trip to Afghanistan as an embedded reporter for The Globe and Mail, Christie Blatchford was already one of Canada's most respected and eagerly read journalists. Her vivid prose, her unmistakable voice, her ability to connect emotionally with her subjects and readers, her hard-won and hard-nosed skills as a reporter had already established her as a household name.
"A must read book"
Say the Magic Words is your passport to mastering these daily encounters. You'll find the most effective way to get what you want and need, and know what not to say and do. The insights and information come directly from the pros, people who have spent years in their particular line of work, and their advice is entertaining and unnervingly candid.
"No revelations here"
Hazard, Wyoming, is a quiet mountain town where there's snow on the ground from October until June, the wind blows all the time, and nothing much ever happens. But that's all about to change. Because, just when the wind suddenly stops, a killer comes to Hazard, a hunter as deadly and primal as evil itself.
"Nice story line"
We meet Rex Tanner, race car driver, on a disastrous mission to save scientist Penelope Mulgrew in 1935. Rex effects their escape using the Omnidial, a mysterious device permanently grafted to his skin, which imbues Rex with temporary super powers...when it works. Months later, Rex is approached with a new mission: American Olympians are turning up shriveled and weak, apparently drained of muscle.
"Rex Tanner and the Sword"
Girls' athletic participation in school and community sports programs is skyrocketing. Girls now comprise 33 percent of all high school athletes, representing a dramatic increase from four percent who participated in 1971, the year before the enactment of Title IX. You Go, Girl! is a collection of first person insights, thoughts, and stories from successful women in the world of sports.
"You Go, Girl!"
A widow and mother of six, Miranda Hanford leads a quiet, private life. When the pastor of her close-knit church announces his plans to move the entire congregation to another state, Miranda jumps at the opportunity to dissolve ties with Mason Chandler and his controlling method of ruling his flock. But then Mason threatens to unearth secrets from her past, and Miranda feels trapped, terrified she'll be unable to protect her children.
We meet race car driver REX TANNER in 1935, after he’s been captured trying to save scientist PENELOPE MULGREW from the clutches of evil Nazi geneticist, DR. JACQUELINE HYDE. Rex effects their escape using the OMNIDIAL: a mysterious device permanently grafted to his skin, which imbues him with temporary super-powers… when it works.
"Fun story, like an old radio show"
What's Inside gives you the freedom to realize who you are, and reminds you of the limitless power that resides deep inside each and every one of us. It is no mistake that you have looked at this book and wondered what the title means. Your higher self has brought you to this book because you have attracted it. You are at a point in life where something inside is directing you and showing you that you are so much more than your physical body. You